Gates of Discovery

Tel: (301)593-3410
  • Gates of Discovery: The Rose and George Teller Preschool of Shaare Tefila strives to provide each child with a secure, caring and stimulating experience. It is our desire to help students use their innate abilities to create, imagine, explore and learn. Children are encouraged to consider their environment through interest-based research projects. Literacy, numeracy and creative expression are integrated into each of these projects. Teachers carefully listen, observe, and document children's work and the growth of community in their classroom. They provide opportunities for children to construct knowledge through discovery and to practice skills in authentic situations.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded2011

Student Body

Total Students60 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 33%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size10 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notesvaries dependent on number of hours child attends.
Admissions DirectorBeth Adler

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January 19, 2018
Depending on their family circumstances, our Presidents received a wide range of primary and secondary schooling.
January 19, 2018
Depending on their family circumstances, our Presidents received a wide range of primary and secondary schooling.
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A fascinating look at where our first Presidents went to school.
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